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Capacity Development Strategy
This Capacity Development Strategy articulates how the Economic Commission for Africa, in acknowledged areas of competence, supports its member States, the African Union, regional economic...
why Africa needs to  “track it, stop it and get it”
Financing development in Africa has proved to be difficult in the past, compelling the continent to rely on external sources including overseas development assistance. This type of assistance is...
ECA Policy Brief - Issue 11
Dynamic industrial policy in Africa: innovative institutions, effective processes and flexible mechanisms
African countries have a greater opportunity today, than ever before, to increase and sustain growth, foster industrialization and achieve economic transformation. The continent has attracted much...
The 2014 Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness in Africa
Promise and Performance
The Mutual Review of Development Effectiveness is an exercise in mutual accountability undertaken jointly by ECA and the OECD following a request of NEPAD Heads of State and Government in 2003. Its...
Follow up activities Recommended by StatCom-Africa II
Using national inventors’ associations to accelerate the adoption of technology and innovation in Africa
Issue number NTIS/005/2014
Based on the experiences of the Researchers, Inventors and Innovators Association of Ethiopia (RIIA-E) and the Desert Locust Control Organization of Eastern Africa (DLCO-EA), whose support increased...
Building biomedical engineering capacity for improved health-care outcomes in Africa
Issue number NTIS/004/2014
African countries heavily rely on the import of medical devices and foreign expertise to install and maintain medical devices. Based on a three-year pilot project1 undertaken by the Economic...
Measuring e-government: key policy instrument for information society development
Issue number NTIS/001/2014
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), which leads the Task Group on e-Government, recently developed a framework document and a manual to support country efforts in producing high-quality and...
Tackling the challenges of cybersecurity in Africa
Issue number NTIS/002/2014
As per the new strategic focus of ECA on evidence-based policy and analytical research, this policy brief provides options for consideration by member States, within the context of the African Union...
Can e-commerce facilitate the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises in Africa
Issue number NTIS/003/2014
Within the new strategic orientation of ECA, which is focused on evidence-based policy research analysis, this policy brief aims to highlight some of the policy considerations regarding the role of e...
Moving against the tide: Africa rising to seize climate change opportunities
ContextThe impacts of climate change are evident in many parts of Africa (Sepo H. and others, 2013; Waithaka, M. and others, 2013; Abdulai Jalloh and others, 2013). The Intergovernmental Panel on...
Keeping Climate Impacts at Bay
Keeping Climate Impacts at Bay: A 6-Point Strategy for Climate- Resilient Economies in Africa is a product that has arisen from a speech that I delivered during the Third Climate Change and...
Loss and Damage in Africa
Africa is a hotspot of vulnerability to the adverse impacts of human-induced climate change
Based on existing emissions trends and mitigation pledges, the science shows we are on course to a 4°C world by 2100. At such warming levels, impacts for Africa are expected to be very substantially...
BRICS/Africa Partnership for Development
Faced with energy insecurity, dwindling natural resources and pollution challenges, African countries must put in place appropriate strategies for designing future development, using suitable...
Guiding Principles on Large Scale Land Based Investments in Africa
The African Union (AU) views the agricultural sector as a critical component of its agenda for a structural transformation of Africa’s economies. In this regard, the African Union has demonstrated...
United Nations Ten Year Capacity Building Programme for the African Union - Second Triennial Review
The main objective of the second triennial review is to assess the extent to which the outcome and recommendations of the first triennial review have helped meet the objectives of enhancing and...
Addis Ababa Declaration on Accelerating the Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action
Towards a transformational change for women and girls in Africa
Domesticating the Africa Mining Vision
The objectives of the CMV guidebook is to help member States domesticate the AMV at the country level through a multi-stakeholder consultative process with a view to formulating a shared vision on...
Improving Access to Finance for the Empowerment of Rural Women in North Africa
According to FAO, reducing gender inequalities regarding access to resources, services and employment could develop the agricultural production of these countries by 2.5 to 4 per cent, and globally...
Migration in North African Development Policies and Strategies
This study falls within the framework of the initiative of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and aims to assess measures adopted by the...

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